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Goatsrue

Goatsrue

Galega officinalis

Goatsrue is an herbaceous, shrub-like, multi-stemmed and deep-rooted perennial legume that grows between 2 and 6 feet in height. Mature leaves are alternate and pinnately compound with six to ten pairs of leaflets.

Japanese Honeysuckle

Japanese Honeysuckle

Lonicera japonica

Japanese honeysuckle is a woody, perennial vine that can both trail and climb, reaching heights of up to 80 feet. It grows over shrubs and trees, causing them to collapse under the additional weight or girdling the supporting tree.

Common Teasel

Common Teasel

Dipsacus fullonum

Common teasel, also referred to as Fuller’s teasel, is a biennial or short-lived perennial herbaceous plant that produces a basal rosette of puckering leaves for one or more years, and then sends up a prickly, flowering stem.

Leafy Spurge

Leafy Spurge

Euphorbia esula

Leafy Spurge is a perennial plant that grows up to 4 feet tall. Its leaves are blue grey, simple and oppositely arranged. Greenish-yellow flowers are present from May to June. The roots have pink buds.

Common Periwinkle

Common Periwinkle

Vinca minor

Common periwinkle is an herbaceous, perennial and evergreen groundcover. The leaves are opposite, elliptic in shape and dark green, though some varieties may have variegated coloration. It produces blue-purple flowers with 5 petals that are blunt at the tip and arranged in a spiral or “pinwheel” shape.